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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2013, Article ID 817424, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/817424
Research Article

Thin Film CIGS Solar Cells, Photovoltaic Modules, and the Problems of Modeling

DEIM, University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, Building 9, 90128 Palermo, Italy

Received 13 July 2013; Accepted 13 August 2013

Academic Editor: Leonardo Palmisano

Copyright © 2013 Antonino Parisi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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